November 26, 2018 City Council Agenda
- Monday, November 26, 2018
- Work Session - 6:00 p.m. | Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
- City Hall - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
HALTOM CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CALL TO ORDER (General Comments) VISITORS/CITIZENS FORUM
This time is set‐aside for any person having business before the Council that is not scheduled on the agenda to speak to the Council. Please submit a completed Speaker’s Request Form to the City Secretary and follow the instructions listed on the form. If a group is present and interested in the same issue, please choose a spokesperson. Council cannot discuss or debate any issue brought forth at this time, nor can any formal action be taken, as it is not a posted agenda item in accordance with the open meetings law.
Review and discuss the Visitor/Citizen Forum ordinance
Discuss Council decisions in regard to Planning & Zoning plat cases – G. Batchelor
City requests new billing dates - S. Foust
Review and discuss items on the regular agenda of November 26, 2018
Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code
As authorized by Section 551.071, the City Council reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to seek legal advice from the City Attorney about any matters listed on the agenda, in addition to the following matters:
Consultation with the City Attorney pertaining to any matter in which the duty of the City Attorney under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct which may conflict with the Open Meetings Act; including discussion of any item posted on the Agenda; to seek legal advice on open meetings, open records, code of ethics and conflicts of interest, city charter limitations, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City EDC, Chapter 380 Agreement with Haltom Hospitality, LLC, selection process for design/construction of Fire Station 3, amending and repealing city ordinances and pending litigation and settlement offers for the following cases:
Flynn v. Haltom City EDC
James H. Watson v. City of Haltom City
Ray Beshirs v. City of Haltom City
Amer Ozzie v. City of Haltom City
Joe Williamson v. City of Haltom City
Section 551.072 – Deliberations about Real Property
Deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, and property owned or leased by the City and the EDC, including city buildings.
REGULAR SESSION 7:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
INVOCATION/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Council Member Bob Watkins ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS – City Secretary Art Camacho PRESENTATIONS – City Employee Long Term Service Awards – Toni Beckett REPORTS*
Monthly Financial Report – Review of Monthly Financial Report for October 2018. (J. Fung)
*Reports to the City Council may occur during the Work Session or Regular Session as time permits.
Minutes – Consideration and/or action regarding approval of the Minutes of the November 12, 2018 Regular Meeting. (A. Camacho)
Release of Facilities Agreement – Consideration and/or action regarding the release of the Facilities Agreement with the First Baptist Church of Fort Worth. (G. Van Nieuwenhuize)
Cancel/Reschedule a Regularly Scheduled Council Meeting – Consideration and/or action to cancel or reschedule the regularly scheduled meeting of December 24, 2018, in lieu of Christmas Eve. (A. Camacho)
Waste Connections Rate Increase – Consideration and/or action to approve a rate increase for Waste Connections effective January 1, 2019. (S. Foust)
Ordinance No. O-2018-031-15 (CU-011-18) – Conduct a public hearing and consider an application of Tita Lagrimas requesting a Conditional Use Permit for warehousing and storage of heavy steel, large diameter pipe, explosive or hazardous materials in the “M-2” Heavy Industrial District located on a tract of land situated in Fortex Industrial Complex Addition, on Block 1, Lot E, being approximately 2.88 acres, locally known as 2516 Minnis Drive, Suite 100. 1st Reading (G. Batchelor)
Ordinance No. O-2018-032-15 (CU-012-18) – Conduct a public hearing and consider an application of Thomas Hoover requesting a Conditional Use Permit for Motel/hotel (excluding extended stay) in the “C-2” Commercial District located on a tract of land situated in Fossil Ridge Addition, on Block 5, Lot 3-4RA1A, being approximately 26.3906 acres, locally known as 3951 NE Loop 820. 1st Reading (G. Batchelor)
CITY STAFF REPORTS
Staff Report to Council/citizens from inquiries from Visitor/Citizen Forum.
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Discussion on items to be placed on future agendas.
Resignations of Board/Commissions/Committee Members – Consider approval of the resignations of Board/Commission/Committee Members.
Appointment/Reappointment to Boards/Commissions/Committees – Consider approval regarding appointments to Boards/Commissions/Committees.
EXCUSED ABSENCE OF COUNCIL MEMBERS
Attendance Requirements – Consideration regarding excused absences of Council Members according to Article III, Sec. 3.07 (a). Attendance Requirements of the Haltom City Charter.
See Posting on Page One (1) of Agenda. RECONVENE TO REGULAR SESSION
Take any action deemed necessary as a result of the Executive Session.
I, ART CAMACHO, CITY SECRETARY OF THE CITY OF HALTOM CITY, TEXAS, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE AGENDA WAS POSTED ON THE OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARDS IN CITY HALL ON THIS THE 21st OF NOVEMBER AT 5:00 P.M., WHICH IS A PLACE READILY ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC AT ALL TIMES AND THAT SAID NOTICE WAS POSTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE.
ART CAMACHO, CITY SECRETARY
I CERTIFY THAT THE ATTACHED NOTICE AND AGENDA OF ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL WAS REMOVED BY ME FROM THE CITY HALL BULLETIN BOARD ON DAY OF , 2018. Name: Title:
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